Train Slams into Truck in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa railroad crossing is closed after a collision between a semi and a train on the southeast side of town.

The accident happened at the Reed Railroad Crossing, just east of the 2nd and 8th Street intersection, around 4:30 Friday afternoon.

Authorities on the scene tell NewsWest 9, an 18-wheeler, carrying a crane, got caught on the tracks and got hit by the train.

The tractor was knocked into a light pole, the railroad crossing arms and a pick-up truck.

Several train cars were also damaged.

No injuries were reported.